This blown and molded square-shaped bottle has a thin neck and a flared lip. The white baked enamel shield is framed by stylized blue leaves with yellow and red flowers. Above the shield is a yellow crown. TMR is the abbreviation for Tinctura Martis, or tincture of iron. Tinctures of iron were commonly used as stimulants or tonics.

Location: Currently not on view

Subject: Pharmacy


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Related Publication: Urdang, George and Ferdinand William Nitardy. The Squibb Ancient Pharmacy: A Catalogue of the Collection

Credit Line: Gift of American Pharmaceutical Association and Bristol-Myers Squibb Company

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 1991.0664.0370Accession Number: 1991.0664Catalog Number: M-05519Collector/Donor Number: SAP 231Catalog Number: 1991.0664.0370

Object Name: bottleOther Terms: bottle; Pharmaceutical Container

Physical Description: glass (overall material)paint (overall material)Measurements: overall: 15.3 cm x 6.6 cm x 6.6 cm; 6 in x 2 5/8 in x 2 5/8 in


Record Id: nmah_993785

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